Monday 24th April 2017

13h00 -13h50:      Registration
13h50 -14h00:      Opening of the Symposium : M. Crespi (IPS2 - Paris-Saclay, France)

Session 1 : Phylosphere and Rhizosphere beneficial microorganisms

(Chair P. Ratet)

14h00 - 14h35:     D.B. Müller (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Structure, culturability and adaptation cues of the Arabidopsis leaf microbiota

14h35 - 15h10:     D. Bulgarelli (University of Dundee, UK)
A walk on the wild side: tracing the domestication route of the crop microbiota

15h10 - 15h45:     E.M. Kemen (MPMI Köln, Germany)
Chance and necessity in the assembly of leaf microbial networks

Session 2 : Rhizobium-legume symbiosis

(Chair F. Frugier)

15h45 - 16h20: C. Masson Boivin (LIPM Toulouse, France)
Experimental appraisal of the evolution of mutualism in the rhizobium-legume symbiosis

16h20 - 16h50: Coffee break and Poster viewing

Session 2 (Cont.) : Rhizobium-legume symbiosis

(Chair F. Frugier)

16h50 - 17h25:    M.  Charpentier (JIC Norwich, UK)
Nuclear calcium signalling in root endosymbiosis

17h25 - 18h00:    F. de Carvalho-Niebel (LIPM Toulouse, France)
Regulatory mechanisms underlying host cellular reprogramming for endosymbiotic infection

18h00 - 18h35:    E. Giraud (LSTM Montpellier, France)
Unconventional rhizobium-Legume symbioses independent of Nod factors: At least two mechanisms with or without the T3SS

18h35 - 19h10:    F. Frugier (IPS2 - Paris-Saclay, France)
Local and systemic pathways regulating symbiotic nodulation in legumes

19h10 - 20h00:    Poster viewing
20h00: Dinner - Graciously supported by the Hungary Embassy

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Session 3 : Beneficial fungi

(Chair M. Crespi)

08h45 - 09h20:    M.A. Selosse (MNHN Paris, France)
Plants eating mycorrhizal fungi: (ab)using mycorrhizal networks

09h20 - 09h55:    P.M. Delaux (LRSV Toulouse, France)
Evolution of symbioses

09h55 - 10h30:    C. Gutjahr (Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany)
Karrikin signaling in arbuscular mycorrhiza development

10h30 - 11h15:    Coffee break and Poster viewing

Session 3 (Cont.) : Beneficial fungi

(Chair A. Dellagi)

11h15 - 11h50 : C. Veneault-Fourrey (University of Lorraine Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France)
What do we learn on the biology of ectomycorrhiza by studying symbiotic effectors ?

11h50 - 12h25:    S. Hacquard (MPMI Köln, Germany)
Structural and functional architectures of multi-kingdom microbial consortia colonizing plant roots

12h30 - 14h00:    Lunch

Session 4 : Endophytes and Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria

(Chair P. Mergaert)

14h00 – 14h35:    A. Carlier (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Leaf nodule symbiosis: Endophytes as obligate symbionts

14h35 – 15h10:    B. Reinhold (University of Bremen, Germany)
To be or not to be inside - Nitrogen-fixing endophytes

15h10 – 15h45:    S. Radutoiu (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
Assembly of symbionts and endophytes at Lotus japonicus root-soil interface

15h45 – 16h15:    Coffee break and Poster viewing

Session 4 (Cont.) : Endophytes and Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria

(Chair J. Colcombet)

16h15 – 16h50:    L. Sanchez (University of Reims-Champagne-Ardenne, France)
Paraburkholderia phytofirmans PsJN, a special beneficial endophyte: from roots to aerial parts

16h50 – 17h25:    H. Hirt (KAUST, Saudi Arabia)
Deciphering the language of beneficial desert endophytes for helping plants fight abiotic stress

17h30:                Closing of the Symposium : P. Ratet (IPS2 - Paris-Saclay, France)